YLW welcomes Lynx Air to Kelowna

News Release

YLW is happy to announce Lynx Air (Lynx) will begin service in April 2022. The ultra-affordable air-line will provide non-stop service to Calgary and Vancouver twice a week starting on Friday, April 15, 2022.

“We are excited to see Lynx Air launch routes to Kelowna from Calgary and Vancouver in April,” said Sam Samaddar, Airport Director, Kelowna International Airport. “An affordable airline like Lynx will open doors for travellers looking to explore our beautiful region and increase travel opportunities for the Okanagan community.”

Today, Lynx announced the launch of its booking website, with tickets going on sale for flights to the airline’s first five destinations: Toronto, Vancouver, Calgary, Kelowna and Winnipeg. This is an important milestone in Lynx’s mission to make air travel accessible to all Canadians, with ultra-low fares, a fleet of brand-new Boeing 737 aircraft and great customer service.


”We have been delighted with the positive response to the news of Lynx’s arrival as Canada’s new ultra-affordable airline. As our booking site goes live today, we are excited to bring our commitment to ultra-low fares to life, by offering special launch fares from $39 one-way*,” said Merren McArthur, CEO, Lynx Air. ”By May, Lynx will be operating 76 flights per week and that is just the be-ginning. We will continue to add destinations and routes as we ramp up for the busy summer sea-son, offering even more choice and flexibility to Canadians. Stay tuned for more announcements soon.”

Flights are now available for booking at FlyLynx.com. Please note that dates are subject to change. Visit the website for full schedule details.

Details of Lynx’s Kelowna launch schedule


Service Starts

Weekly Roundtrip


Kelowna, BC – Vancouver, BC

April 15, 2022


Kelowna, BC – Calgary, AB

April 15, 2022


* Available for a limited time; fares are accurate at time of release and include taxes and fees; fares vary by destination and date.